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  • London Set To Elect Muslim Mayor After Divisive Campaign

    London Set To Elect Muslim Mayor After Divisive Campaign

    Opposition Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan is on course to become the new mayor of London and the first Muslim leader of an EU capital, final opinion polls showed Wednesday, despite attempts to link him to extremists.

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP's Prize Catch In Assam

    Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP's Prize Catch In Assam

    Assam is the only state in the current crop of five going to the polls that the BJP can hope to win. And both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have spent considerable time and resources in trying to bring about that success.

  • No Differences Among Congress Top Leaders In Tamil Nadu: Karti Chidambaram

    No Differences Among Congress Top Leaders In Tamil Nadu: Karti Chidambaram

    Denying that there was any difference of opinion between the Congress leaders in Tamil Nadu on selection of candidates, AICC member Karti Chidambaram today said seat sharing between the party and DMK will go smoothly, since there is adequate time for the polls.

  • Vladimir Putin's Public Trust Rating Drops 10 Per Cent In A Year: Poll

    Vladimir Putin's Public Trust Rating Drops 10 Per Cent In A Year: Poll

    Vladimir Putin's trust rating among ordinary Russians has fallen by 10 per cent in the past year even though the numbers who want to see him re-elected as president have grown, two opinion polls showed on Monday.

  • Why Donald Trump Is Remarkably Dangerous To The Republican Party

    Why Donald Trump Is Remarkably Dangerous To The Republican Party

    As it's become more and more clear that Donald Trump is the odds-on favorite to be the Republican presidential nominee, there's been considerable speculation about what he could mean for the broader GOP, particularly as the party tries to hold its Senate majority and consolidate its House margins in the 2016 election.

  • It Would Be Cruel To Wish Modi 'Happy New Year'

    It Would Be Cruel To Wish Modi 'Happy New Year'

    Modi has not seen acche din in 2015. First, he lost the assembly elections in Delhi at the start of the year and then the Bihar elections at the end of the year. Clearly, his much-vaunted charisma has taken a deadly blow, for these two major election losses took place notwithstanding his personal involvement in both of them.

  • Thank You, Nitish

    Thank You, Nitish

    Bihar saw that Modi knows nothing about development and everything about dividing people and society.

  • Taiwan Opposition Leader Remains Election Frontrunner After Xi-Ma Summit: Polls

    Taiwan Opposition Leader Remains Election Frontrunner After Xi-Ma Summit: Polls

    Taiwan's opposition presidential candidate retains a big lead ahead of upcoming elections, according to two opinion polls released today, despite a historic summit between President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • We Apologise for Bihar Results Confusion, Says Prannoy Roy

    We Apologise for Bihar Results Confusion, Says Prannoy Roy

    With exit polls and opinion polls, we always made the point - even when we get it spot on - that there are statistical errors that shouldn't make them be taken too seriously. You get it right, you get it wrong sometimes - that's the life of a pollster.

  • Britons Perturbed by a Troubling Shortage of Curry Chefs

    Britons Perturbed by a Troubling Shortage of Curry Chefs

    Most Britons, at least according to various opinion polls, consider chicken tikka masala, a British colonial adaptation consisting of chunks of chicken drowned in yogurt and a spicy tomato paste, their national dish - more so than fish and chips with mushy peas.

  • What Bihar Result Will Mean For Modi

    What Bihar Result Will Mean For Modi

    What is it that takes the BJP's language of politics to that level and pushes Nitish into responding that he, for his part, "can't stoop to that level?" Is it merely that Modi's sense of humour has failed him? Or is Modi turning hysterical as he foresees that defeat in Bihar will call into question his entire strategy of taking and keeping power?

  • Why Pakistan Won't Burst Crackers if BJP Loses Bihar

    Why Pakistan Won't Burst Crackers if BJP Loses Bihar

    I don't know what the BJP is seeking votes in Bihar for: for the Ganga of development to flow in the state, to ban cow slaughter which has already been banned here since 1955, to save or disturb affirmative action for the lower castes, or to prevent fireworks in Pakistan.

  • Why RSS May Want Amit Shah to Lose Bihar

    Why RSS May Want Amit Shah to Lose Bihar

    Many in the RSS believe that RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has killed two birds with the same stone. By embarrassing the party with his comments on reservation, he has sent a strong signal to Amit Shah whose arrogance is being much talked about and who has kept several RSS leaders at bay in decision-making.

  • Bobby Jindal's Popularity Dips Below 1 Per Cent

    Bobby Jindal's Popularity Dips Below 1 Per Cent

    The popularity of Indian-origin US Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has dipped below one per cent, according to latest opinion polls, indicating that all is not well with his campaign.

  • BJP Leader Shatrughan Sinha Endorses RSS Chief's View on Reservation

    BJP Leader Shatrughan Sinha Endorses RSS Chief's View on Reservation

    Taking a different line from that of his party amidst the ongoing Bihar polls, BJP lawmaker Shatrughan Sinha today endorsed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for a review of reservation policy, saying the latter's opinion should be taken "seriously."

  • Stop Looking For a Modi Apology

    Stop Looking For a Modi Apology

    Mr Modi is understandably cagey about being dragged back into any debate that hinges on communalism. At a time when he is trying hard to pull his party out of the quicksand of communal stigmas, he will clearly not fall into the booby trap laid for him in social media.

  • Why Donald Trump Still Leads US Opinion Polls: Ground Report From Washington

    Why Donald Trump Still Leads US Opinion Polls: Ground Report From Washington

    Despite a series of controversial statements, Donald Trump is still leading US opinion polls, though for the first time, some polls show his lead shrinking.

  • Philippine Benigno Aquino's Chosen Successor Leaps to Third Spot in New Polls

    Philippine Benigno Aquino's Chosen Successor Leaps to Third Spot in New Polls

    Philippine leader Benigno Aquino's handpicked successor jumped to third spot in the third-quarter public opinion survey by independent pollster Pulse Asia, local television network ABS-CBN reported on Thursday.

  • Argentina's Ruling Party Candidate Edges Closer to Election Win: Polls

    Argentina's Ruling Party Candidate Edges Closer to Election Win: Polls

    Argentina's ruling party candidate in October's presidential election has eked out slim gains over his main rivals in the past month, putting him within striking distance of winning the first round and avoiding a run-off, opinion polls showed.

  • Education Criteria to Contest Panchayat Polls Would Debar 50 Per Cent Indians: Court

    Education Criteria to Contest Panchayat Polls Would Debar 50 Per Cent Indians: Court

    Fixation of minimum educational qualifications to contest panchayat elections would "straightaway" debar 50 per cent Indians, the Supreme Court today said while seeking Haryana government's opinion on it.

  • New Australian PM Gets Poll Bounce

    New Australian PM Gets Poll Bounce

    New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has boosted his Liberal Party's standing in the opinion polls just days after ousting Tony Abbott, as he pledged to continue his predecessor's gay marriage policy.

  • 5 Reasons for Advantage Modi in Bihar

    5 Reasons for Advantage Modi in Bihar

    Having gone to all Modi rallies beginning from Muzaffarpur and ending on the September 1 in Bhagalpur, I witnessed not incremental but tectonic attitudinal changes.

  • Why it's Advantage Nitish in Bihar

    Why it's Advantage Nitish in Bihar

    Bihar is the new jigsaw puzzle for the political establishment. Lines have already been drawn.

  • 'Indian Boy' Leads in Mayoral Polls in Bonn

    'Indian Boy' Leads in Mayoral Polls in Bonn

    A 49-year-old Indian-origin man in German city of Bonn has emerged as the front-runner for the city's top job ahead of this Sunday's polls to elect a new mayor, according to an opinion poll.

  • Taking on Immigrants in US Could Be Time-Bomb for Donald Trump

    Taking on Immigrants in US Could Be Time-Bomb for Donald Trump

    Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race.

  • Greece's Syriza to Win Election But Face Setback, Polls Show

    Greece's Syriza to Win Election But Face Setback, Polls Show

    Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday.

  • What BJP's Bengaluru Victory Reveals

    What BJP's Bengaluru Victory Reveals

    The voters of Bengaluru have spoken. The BJP has got the majority in the BBMP Council with 100 seats and 40% of votes polled, while the Congress is next with 75 seats and 39% of votes polled.

  • Polls Show Marginal Improvement in Bobby Jindal's Popularity

    Polls Show Marginal Improvement in Bobby Jindal's Popularity

    Indian-American Republican US presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has shown marginal improvement in his popularity ratings in the crucial primary state of Iowa, according to a latest opinion poll.

  • Portugal Election to be Held October 4; President Urges Stability

    Portugal Election to be Held October 4; President Urges Stability

    Portugal's general election will be held on Oct. 4, the president decided on Wednesday as he urged politicians to ensure that the next government has a majority in parliament amid opinion polls that show no clear leader.

  • Polls Show Bobby Jindal Gains Ground in Iowa, Nationally Low

    Polls Show Bobby Jindal Gains Ground in Iowa, Nationally Low

    Popularity of Indian-American Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential aspirant, has increased significantly in the crucial swing State of Iowa, but his national popularity ratings remains abysmally low, latest opinion polls have shown.

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